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Re: Tor takes too much RAM
Scott Bennett wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2007 23:39:45 -0700 Ben Wilhelm <zorba-tor@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> I'd love to keep it running, but when it's singlehandedly chewing up
>> more than half of my system's RAM, it just isn't going to happen. Any
>> suggestions on this? Are there config options I can tweak to make it a
>> little less RAM-hungry, or is it just intrinsically a memory gobbler?
> How can you tell that it is? The display of numbers above doesn't seem to
> show the important figure, namely, the working set size for tor. The rest of
> what tor allocates in user space is irrelevant.
on my Debian Etch box 'top' command shows
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
15486 debian-t 25 0 2329m 1.5g 25m S 75 78.2 17930:45 tor
and some days later
anonymizer:~# tail /var/log/tor/notices.log
Jun 23 06:25:34.633 [notice] Tor 0.1.2.14 opening new log file.
Jun 23 09:09:32.052 [err] Out of memory on realloc(). Dying.